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Strategy 2015-2020 & Beyond

Enabling digitally enhanced research through efficient utilization of data, software and e-infrastructure

3rd National eScience Symposium in Amsterdam ArenA

On 8 October the symposium, titled Accelerating Scientific Discovery, will introduce scientists and researchers from all disciplines to digital technologies relevant to their field. 

It will be of interest to researchers (from academia and industry), students, data scientists, scientific administrators, CIOs and CTOs. It will be relevant to chemists, physicists, biologists, social scientists, computer scientists, mathematicians and more. 

Registration for this event is now open.

2015 calls for proposals

May 21st, 2015

Funding opportunities for data-driven and compute-intensive research: The deadline for the submission of pre-proposals is 2 June 2015.


Emotions in film reviews

May 6th, 2015

eScience Research Engineer Lars Buitinck has developed a method for automatically identifying emotions. Mapping the emotions which are aroused by a film could for example prove useful for recommending films which a user might find interesting (like Netflix does, for example). Lars presented his method during the 37th edition of the international “European Conference on Information Retrieval” in Vienna.

The Kumbh Mela Experiment
“eScience Research Engineers play a vital role by supporting research projects at universities”

Drs. Jan de Jeu, Vice President Board of the University of Groningen

Prediction of Candidate Genes for Traits Using Interoperable Genome Annotations and Literature

Four new Path-Finding Projects initiated

April 28th, 2015

​The Netherlands eScience Center is pleased to announce the initiation of four new Path-Finding Projects. The projects are intended to provide the opportunity to rapidly meet short-term scientific challenges, serve as a pilot for future research projects, address immediate technological goals, or investigate the potential to initiate larger projects.

Mining Shifting Concepts Through Time (ShiCo)